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Football matches are cancelled this weekend - Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 December 2021

Unfortunately, we have to cancel all football matches on council-owned pitches in Sandwell for this weekend. This includes both Saturday and Sunday matches (11 and 12 December). 

The team have worked hard all week to get the pitches in a playable condition, but given the wet weather and the forecast for more rain we are keen not further damage them for future use.

The weather forecast looks better for next week and we hope matches will be back on our sites for the final fixtures of 2021 on 18 and 19 December before the Christmas / New Year break.

The cancellation covers these pitches:

  • Barnford Park
  • Bearmore Playing Fields
  • Britannia Park
  • Brunswick Park
  • Churchfields Playing Fields
  • Hydes Road Playing Fields
  • Jubilee Park
  • Lion Farm Playing Fields
  • Red House Park
  • Tividale Park
  • West Smethwick Park
  • Jesson Playing Fields
  • Cakemore Playing Fields
  • Charlemont Playing Fields

Book a pitch

If you would like to book a football or cricket pitch in a Sandwell park, or if you have any questions, please email football_fixtures@sandwell.gov.uk or call us on 0121 569 6829.

We're available 9am-5.30pm from Monday to Thursday and 9am-5pm on a Friday.

Prices for pitch hire

The cost of hiring a pitch depends on who is using it. Senior rates are for adult teams (aged 18 and over). Junior rates are for under 18 teams.

Regular user rates are for teams booking 12 or more matches a season. Casual user rates are for teams booking less than 12 matches.

Pitches can be booked for a morning or afternoon session.

Pitches with changing rooms and showers

These parks and playing fields have pitches for hire with changing rooms and showers:

  • Barnford Park
  • Cakemore playing fields
  • Charlemont playing fields
  • Churchfields playing fields 
  • Farley Park
  • Hydes Road playing fields
  • Jubilee Park
  • Lion Farm playing fields
  • Londonderry playing fields
  • Redhouse Park
  • West Smethwick Park

Pitches without changing rooms

These parks and playing fields have pitches for hire but no changing rooms or showers: 

  • Charlemont playing fields
  • Jesson playing fields 

Mini-Soccer pitches

These parks and playing fields have Mini-Soccer (7-a-side) pitches available to hire:

  • Jubilee Park

Coaching, training and fitness sessions

You can hire our pitches and parks for coaching, training and fitness sessions. Prices vary depending on the number of people taking part in a session.

 

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